Bioethics

 

Baby Molly Sets World Record: Born 27 Years After She Was Frozen as an Embryo
Washington, DC | 11/30/20

An East Tennessee baby whose birth was facilitated by the National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) has made history with her arrival. Molly Everette

Coronavirus Vaccines Should Not be Made Using Cells From Babies Killed in Abortions
Washington, DC | 11/17/20

COVID-19 has brought many challenges to us all—medical, ethical, societal. It has also intensified and sharpened the focus of some ongoing

Scientists Edited Genes of Unborn Babies. When the Experiment Failed, They Killed the Babies
Washington, DC | 6/18/20

An experiment that involved editing the DNA of unborn babies at their earliest stage of life and then destroying them ended in disaster, scientists

Bishop: Christians Should Oppose Coronavirus Vaccines Using Abortion Baby Parts, “It’s Immoral”
Washington, DC | 5/4/20

Catholic Archbishop Joseph Naumann urged pro-life advocates to speak out against the unethical use of cells from aborted babies in the creation

Catholic Researcher: It’s Morally Okay to Use a Coronavirus Vaccine Made With Aborted Baby Parts
Washington, DC | 4/29/20

A leading Catholic bioethics researcher clarified this week that Catholics should not necessarily reject a vaccine because it was developed using

Scientists Should Not Use Aborted Baby Parts for Coronavirus Research
Washington, DC | 3/23/20

More than 50 pro-life leaders urged President Donald Trump this week to remain committed to his restrictions on aborted baby body parts in taxpayer-funded

Scientists: 60 Potential Coronavirus Treatments are Being Researched, None Rely on Aborted Baby Parts
Washington, DC | 3/20/20

Dozens of research projects are under way to find treatments for the coronavirus and none of them rely on aborted baby parts.

Scientist Tries to Exploit Coronavirus Outbreak to Push Research Using Aborted Baby Parts
Washington, DC | 3/18/20

Abortion activists are finding more reasons to complain about President Donald Trump as the coronavirus spreads.

We Must Stop Gene-Editing Unborn Children, Playing God With Babies’ Lives is Wrong
Washington, DC | 1/17/20

As I said in a BreakPoint commentary last month, gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR and what’s being called “Prime Editing” are “existential

China Jails Scientist Who Genetically Altered Unborn Babies
Beijing, China | 12/31/19

A Chinese scientist who genetically modified three babies' DNA before they were born was sentenced to three years in prison Monday.

We Must Protect Unborn Babies From Gene Editing and Human Cloning
Washington, DC | 12/20/19

The following warning was published in 1990 by Michael Crichton, “Third, the work [biotechnology] is uncontrolled. No-one supervises it. No

Scientists Should Not Make Genetically Modified Human Embryos and Play God With Our Genes
Washington, DC | 12/16/19

A year ago, the MIT Technology Review broke the news that a Chinese scientist used the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR to genetically

Scientists Create Monkey-Pig Hybrids for Human Organ Transplants in Controversial Research
Washington, DC | 12/12/19

Scientists announced this week that they successfully created the first monkey-pig hybrid, in a controversial research project teeming with ethical